SC Business Review - Upcoming Guests
December 13, 2013
Charleston Student Semi-Finalist in National Business Competition
In October, two Charleston area high school students, out of only 39 nationwide, traveled to New York City as finalists in the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.
Mike Switzer interviews Evan Knox, a junior at Charleston Collegiate Scholl, who was one of those students. Evan made it all the way to the semi-finals which is the top 12 in the country. His company is Bullseye Web Designs.
December 16, 2013SC Business Update From John “SwampFox” Warner
A weekly update of the news, events and issues facing South Carolina's business community.
December 17, 2013Retired Colonel Organizes New Life
Our next guest is a retired colonel from the US Marine Corps who has found her second career as a professional organizer and daily money manager and she says she has found her passion again.
Mike Switzer interviews Roxanne Cheney, who joins us by phone from Beaufort, SC.
December 18, 2013Charleston Man Pushes Others to Success
After reading a story in Sports Illustrated about a 70-year-old man who had pushed his disabled son for 33 years in road races and triathlons, our next guest was motivated to do the same for a disabled child in his area by raising money to purchase a running chair for the child and running with her in a race. Since then he has started a non-profit foundation to purchase these running chairs for others.
Mike Switzer interviews Sean Glassberg, founder of Racers for Pacers in Charleston.
December 19, 2013Goodwill Rehabs Disabled Workers
You may have heard our interview recently with Parnell Diggs, president of the National Federation of the Blind in SC regarding special minimum wage exemptions for workers with disabilities. Mr. Parnell is pushing for Congress to stop allowing employers to receive permission to pay some disabled workers less than minimum wage, a wage that he says is sometimes only pennies per hour. Our next guest says his organization does utilize this minimum wage exemption to employ disabled workers who otherwise would not be able to find a job.
Mike Switzer interviews Robert Smith, president and CEO of Goodwill of Lower SC.
December 20, 2013Columbia “Hot About Town” on New Year’s Eve
In its third year now, Columbia's New Year's Eve celebration known as Famously Hot New Year will be here soon and the event's orgaanizers say it promises to be bigger and better with this year's headline act: Kool and the Gang.
Mike Switzer intervuews Sam Johnson, assistant to Mayor Steve Benjamin.